The Kings Candlesticks - Family Trees
Rev Griffith RICHARDS [22113]
Anne LONGCROFT [22114]

Rev Edward Tew RICHARDS [21901]


Family Links

1. Laura PAGE [21902]

2. Horatia HASLEWOOD [22131]

Rev Edward Tew RICHARDS [21901]

  • Christened: 19 Feb 1798, Farlington HAM
  • Marriage (1): Laura PAGE [21902] on 10 Apr 1823 in Olde Church St Pancras MDX LND
  • Marriage (2): Horatia HASLEWOOD [22131] on 9 Jun 1836 in Farlington HAM
  • Died: 17 Mar 1887, Southampton HAM aged 89

bullet  General Notes:

Edward was named after the rector of Bedhampton, the Rev Edward Tew. He succeeded his father as Rector of Farlington & Terwick. He rebuilt the Rectory and Church largely at his own cost. The advowson remains with Edward's descendant, in the 21st-century.
As a boy he can recall seeing Lord Nelson's body being brought back from Trafalgar aboard the Victory on December 2, 1805
Ref: Page 102 of The Longcrofts by James Phillips-Evans.

Richards, Edward Tew, s. Griffith, of Farlington, Hampshire, clerk, Corpus Christi College, matric 30 January 1816, aged 18; BA 1819 MA 1822, Fellow 1822 - 24. Rector and patron of Farlington Hampshire 1826, until his death 17 March 1887. Attended Eton.
Oxford University Alumna.

The names Mountain & Alder Edward used for two of his boys were from two local clergyman friends of the family, they were possibly godfathers?

Edward was a follower of the Oxford Movement, also known as the Tractarians and had close connections with some of the leading members.

The living of Farlington was a lucrative one and Edward owned other land in Hampshire and Blaen Golau Farm Llanogwad Wales, his estate was valued in excess of L23,000.

bullet  Research Notes:

Image Courtesy of J Nugee - 2019

Richards Family part source Makin Ross Family Tree Ancestry.


Edward married Laura PAGE [21902] [MRIN: 7875], daughter of William PAGE of St Pancras LND [22122] and Unknown, on 10 Apr 1823 in Olde Church St Pancras MDX LND. (Laura PAGE [21902] was born on 14 Jul 1799 in London and died on 29 Aug 1833.)


Edward next married Horatia HASLEWOOD [22131] [MRIN: 7950], daughter of William HASLEWOOD [22132] and Unknown, on 9 Jun 1836 in Farlington HAM. (Horatia HASLEWOOD [22131] was born about 1807 and died on 20 Apr 1879.)

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